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Program

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The ISPRM 2024 program will cover topics across three pillars: trauma, technology and timing.

With 8 concurrent streams, 14 keynote lectures, pre-congress workshops, posters and more – this program is not to be missed!

Important:Β to see detailed information on speakers and presentations make sure you select the “view workshop/session information” options below!

In 2024 ISPRM will be hosting pre-congress workshops.

More information on these workshops will be provided here as they are confirmed.

These will either take a full day format (0900 – 1800 hours) or half day format (0900 – 1300 hours / 1400 – 1800 hours).

Some of these pre-congress workshops will incur an additional charge – this will be indicated below.

Time Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5 Room 6 Room 7 Room 8 Room 9 OFFSITE
0900 - 1300
Sustaining Health Through Climate Change: Policy, Research, Action

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7th Annual Workshop on Global Approaches to the Rehabilitation of Cancer Patients

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Workshop will incur an additional fee in addition to congress registration - please check link above.
Exercise to Prevent Falls Injury: Implementation of Evidence to Guide Clinical Practice

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Functional neurological Disorders – empowering clinicians in multidisciplinary teams to meet the need

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The Complexities of Persistent Post-Concussive Symptoms, Management Perspectives and Outcome

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Competency Based Curriculum Development for Health Care professionals on Community Based Rehabilitation and Inclusive development using Kern’s Six Step Approach

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USPRM courses - Basic (Day 1)

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USPRM courses - Advanced (Day 1)

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RMSANZ Spasticity Management Level 1 Workshop

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1400 - 1800
Clinical Trial Governance and Conduct -- Ethics, Trial Registration, and Reporting Guideline

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People and Practice: The Valuable Role of Disability Culture, Humour and Schema in Enhancing Accessible PM&R Clinical Care

This workshop will run between 1400 - 1530 hours

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Youth and student workshop

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Neurogenic Bladder & Bowel Management for People with Spinal Cord Injuries

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Role of Special Interest Groups in Assessing the Needs of Physiatrists in Emerging Nations

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The International Standards for the Neurological Classification of Spinal Cord Injuries: training for the novice

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Cryoneurolysis for spasticity, associated pain and presumed contracture

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Neuropathic and Mixed Pain

This workshop will run between 1545- 1715 hours

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In 2024 ISPRM will be hosting pre-congress workshops.Β 

More information on these workshops will be provided here as they are confirmed.Β 

These will either take a full day format (0900 – 1800 hours) or half day format (0900 – 1300 hours / 1400 – 1800 hours).Β 

Some of these pre-congress workshops will incur an additional charge – this will be indicated below.

Time Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5 Room 6 Room 7 Room 8 Room 9
0900 - 1300
Prescribing Physical Activity in Clinical Practice: Recommendations from the Physical Activity for Persons with Disabilities Task Force


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Innovative Multidisciplinary Care of Lymphoedema & Chronic Oedema

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Advances in technology for complex rehabilitation, swallowing and post traumatic pain syndromes – AOSPRM Luminary series

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How to prescribe interventions for a healthy body and mind after a diagnosis of dementia

Session will run between 0900 - 1030 hours

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Change The Game: Utilising A Para-Sport Playbook For Better Rehabilitation Outcomes

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Innovative Technologies in Neurorehabilitation

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Functioning-related prospective budgeting and performance-oriented incentives in insurance payment for rehabilitation services

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USPRM courses - Basic (Day 2)

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Workshop will incur an additional fee in addition to congress registration - please check link above.
USPRM courses - Advanced (Day 2)

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Workshop will incur an additional fee in addition to congress registration - please check link above.
1400 - 1800
Small changes for big gains: Supporting the patient journey in post-stroke spasticity

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Ultrasound Hands On Course

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Time Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5 Room 6 Room 7 Room 8
0800 - 0900
Evaluation and treatment of shoulder pain including Injection Procedures

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Ultrasound-guided Lines in PRM

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Free papers: Functioning and disability

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Free papers: Health policy and systems 1

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Free papers: Engineering and technology 1

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Free papers: Specialty development

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Free papers: Clinical sciences 1

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0900 - 1000
Opening Ceremony and introduction by dignitaries
1000 - 1030
Keynote lecture

Garry Pearce lecture: Delivering trauma rehab during war violence and forced migration
Volodymyr Golyk
1030 - 1100
Break
1100 - 1200
Free papers: Health policy and systems 2

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Evaluation and treatment of knee pain including Injection Procedures

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Free papers: Therapeutics 1

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Free papers: Clinical sciences 2

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Free papers: Clinical sciences 3

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WHO round table

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Free papers: Engineering and technology 2

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Free papers: Social Sciences 1

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1200 - 1330
Break
Fight for your patients with post-stroke spasticity: An expert debate

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Break
1330 - 1400
Keynote lecture

Norington Lecture: Management of falls and trauma in older people
Sallie Lamb
1400 - 1430
Keynote lecture

Concussion and brain injury as part of the rehabilitation response to trauma
John Olver
1430 - 1500
Keynote lecture

Strengthening rehabilitation in health systems; global progress and country approaches
Pauline Kleinitz
1500 - 1630
Assessment and management of dysautonomia in Post-COVID syndrome and related chronic medical conditions

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The Three Cs: An introduction to a simple new framework for spastic motor disorder to optimize teaching, research and clinical practice

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ISPRM Pain SIG Session: Physoatric led pain management including nocicpetive, neuropathic and nociplastic pain: from mechanisms to personalized management

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The development of an outpatient case mix system for the organisation and funding of Rehabilitation Services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – an Australian- Saudi Collaborative Project

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Training Requirements for the Specialty of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine: challenges to the achievement of an International Standard

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Using Smartphone Technology in Rehabilitation

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Military-Civilian Partnerships in Rehabilitation: The UK DNRC Program and International LMIC experiences

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1630 - 1700
Break
1700 - 1800
Stop Wasting People’s Time: Learn How to Create and Deliver Great Presentations

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Evaluation and Management of foot and ankle pain

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Ultrasound Guided Neurolysis with Phenol for Spasticity Management: A Low Cost Alternative for LMIC

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The Essential Role of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Survival and Functional Outcomes following Lung Transplantation

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Service Development - Beyond One Stop

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Global perspectives: Dysphagia clinical care over the past decades

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Peripheral nerve injury - pathophysiology, reconstruction & rehabilitation; Innovative concepts of peripheral interventions to lessen the impairments in CNS conditions

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Innovative community engagement and practical applications for healing through movement

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1815 - 1915
Welcome reception

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Time Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5 Room 6 Room 7 Room 8
0800 - 0830
Novel Biomarkers is the assessment of mild traumatic brain injury

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Poster session: snapshot presentations
Poster session: snapshot presentations
Poster session: snapshot presentations
0830 - 0900
Keynote lecture

The use of big data for the development of rehabilitation services – the individual health portraits
Jianan Li
0900 - 0930
Keynote lecture

Using technology in the rehabilitation of communication
David Copland
0930 - 0945
Transition time to concurrent sessions
0945 - 1115
Rehabilitation in disasters and complex humanitarian emergencies: lession learned and challenges

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Ultrasound based assessment and interventions for common entrapment neuropathies of the upper extremitymish

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Alpha brainwave entrainment (BWE) technology for the management of chronic pain

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Clinical perspectives on patients with frailty: a call to action

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Basic sciences in stroke rehabilitation what we can learn from animal studies

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Increasing your Research Impact: Harnessing social media for promotion of Research articles on Rehabilitation Sciences

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Setting up virtual rehabilitation ward

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Transcranial Pulse Stimulation: A novel non-invasive brain stimulation technology for cognitive and motor rehabilitation

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1115 - 1245
Break
Lower limb adult spasticity under the lens: How does real-world evidence guide clinical management to optimise treatment and patient outcomes?

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Break
1245 - 1315
Keynote lecture

The use of technology in rehabilitation
David Putrino
1315 - 1345
Keynote lecture

The role of technology in rehab globally
Reynaldo Rey-Matias
1345 - 1400
Transition time to concurrent sessions
1400 - 1530
State of the Science on Vocational Rehabilitation: An Evidence Base for Practice and Research

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Innovation in advanced management of the post stroke spastic hemiplegic shoulder, from early intervention to contracture

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Narrative Interviewing in Clinical Settings

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Technological Innovations in Rehabilitation of Communication Disorders after Stroke and Acquired Brain Injury

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Scope of practice in PRM in member countries

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The timing of rehabilitation after stroke – evidence, lived experience and clinical implementation

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How to Reduce the Impact of Spatial Neglect on Stroke and Brain Injury Rehabilitation

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1530 - 1600
Break
1600- 1730
Medical Leadership: Finding Course in a Sea of Change

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Foot and Ankle Ultrasonography in Outpatient Physiatry Clinic: Case-Based Approach to Foot and Ankle Pathologies

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Paediatric hypertonicity (spasticity and dystonia): prevalence, measurement and interventions

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The 2024 Summer Paralympic Games in Paris: a development opportunity for rehabilitation and PRM

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Sarcopenia in metabolic and neurological diseases

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How to deliver rehabilitation to refugees living with disabilities

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New Advances in Robotic Neurorehabilitation

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Best Practices in PRM Board Certification: USA and Asia

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1730 - 1900
ISPRM - Assembly of Individual Members
1900 - 2200
President's dinner
(invitation only)
Time Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5 Room 6 Room 7 Room 8
0715 - 0815
Patients as Storytellers: An Introduction to Narrative Medicine in PRM

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Burns rehab meet the experts

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Evidence based electrodiagnosis of radiculopathy in PRM

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Cochrane workshop 1 of 5: Spinal cord injury

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Free papers: Engineering and technology 3

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Alternative and Complementary Medicine for Pain: Battlefield (auricular) acupuncture and Yoga

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Free papers: Health policy and systems 3

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Gender in neurorehabilitation

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0830 - 0900
Keynote lecture

When is the best timing for starting amputee rehabilitation
Carolina Schiappacasse
0900 - 0945
Ollie Hook lecture

Cancer rehabilitation – now or never!
Fary Khan
0945 - 1015
Break
1015 - 1115
Exploring Boundless Horizons: Adaptive Scuba Diving for Rehabilitation in Individuals with Disabilities

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Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine international exchange. The visitor and the host experience

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Head and neck cancer rehabilitation: Where do we go from here?

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Cochrane workshop 2 of 5: Traumatic brain injury

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Free papers: Engineering and technology 4

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How to write and publish a systematic review: A primer

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Free papers: Therapeutics 2

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Free papers: Health policy and systems 4

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1115 - 1130
Transition time to concurrent sessions
1130 - 1230
Advances in Technology and Clinical Collaboration between India and Australia Chair

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Trauma, Technology, and Timing of Spinal Cord Injury Care: Regional Perspectives

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Learning from Mentors in Rehabilitation Medicine: Perspectives around the Globe

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Cochrane workshop 3 of 5: Low back pain

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Free papers: Engineering and technology 5

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Free papers: Therapeutics 3

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Free papers: Therapeutics 4

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Free papers: Clinical sciences 4

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1230 - 1400
Break
1400 - 1530
The role of technology in Rehabilitation for children and young adults

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Clinical Assessment and Management of Joint Hypermobility and Instability in Children and Adults with Hypermobility Disorders

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Enhancing skills in Diagnosis Management and Prognosis to improve outcomes in Peripheral Nerve Injury

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Pain Management intervention - patient selection - the right treatment for the right patient

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Rehabilitation care for individuals with burn injuries (afternoon session)

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Hand and Wrist Ultrasonography in Outpatient Physiatry Clinic: Case-Based Approach to Hand and Wrist Pathologies

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Assembly of delegates
by invitation only

This session will run between 1430 - 1630 hours
Disaster Rehabilitation Committee (DRC), ISPRM Annual Scientific Session 2024

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1530 - 1600
Keynote lecture

What is the best timing and dose of rehabilitation for TBI
Mazlina Mazlan
1600 - 1630
Keynote lecture

Do people living with disabilities need a lifetime passport to rehabilitation service
Thomas Linden
1630 - 1700
Break
1700 - 1800
Understanding Scientific Writing/Publishing: Rules, Tips and Tricks

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Free papers: Therapeutics 5

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Free papers: Clinical sciences 5

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Cochrane workshop 4 of 5: Stroke

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Sarcoma management: The role for Physiatry

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Free papers: Social Sciences 2

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Free papers: Clinical sciences 6

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Free papers: Clinical sciences 7

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1900 - 2300
Networking event

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Time Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5 Room 6 Room 7 Room 8
0800 - 0900
Free papers: Therapeutics 6

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Free papers: Clinical sciences 8

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Cochrane workshop 5 of 5: Sarcopenia

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Free papers: Clinical sciences 9

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Free papers: Biomedical Sciences

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Pitfalls in medico-legal assessments in the Netherlands, offering a sneak peek at a possible Dutch solution

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Gender in Pain management

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0900 - 1030
Global perspectives: Dysphagia research over the past decades

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Empowering Young People with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – sharing learnings from an MDT lead self-management course

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Climate Change: The Single Biggest Threat to Health and Disability

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Treating persistent pain with online rehabilitation programs - the future is here

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Ultrasound-guided common and uncommon nerve blocks with alcohol for spasticity management

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Free papers: Therapeutics 7

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Arts as Change Agents: Leaving No Older Persons Behind View workshop information
1030 - 1100
Break
1100 - 1130
Keynote lecture

Artificial intelligence in Rehabilitation Medicine
Michael Nilsson
1130 - 1200
Keynote lecture

Sidney Licht lecture: The hidden disability of post-viral long-term conditions. Role of PRM in advancing the science and clinical practice
Manoj Sivan
1200 - 1230
Closing Ceremony including award presentations
Post Congress Workshops
Time Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5 Room 6 Room 7 Room 8
1300 - 1700
Transtibial Amputations, exploring appropriate designs and service models: An Australia India Synergy

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Be Pain Smart: a new way to manage pain after Brain Injury

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Optimizing the Utility of Ultrasound for Assessment and Treatment of the Spastic Muscle: Practical Clinical Pearls

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BTX Injectors certification - Advanced

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Workshop will incur an additional fee in addition to congress registration
Technology prescription for neuro recovery

This workshop will run between 1300 - 1430 hours


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Mental health matters after stroke: an integrative approach for better patient care

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Clinical Application 3D Printing Technology in Rehabilitation

This workshop will run between 1445- 1615 hours

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1300 - 1830
Royal Rehab and St Vincent's Hospital Tour (additional charge applicable)

The tour will depart from the main entrance of ICC Sydney (ground floor, convention side - opposite Sofitel Darling Harbour) promptly at 1300 hours and will return to the same location at approximately 1830 hours
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